The south wind is actually sending the blaze back into the canyon on itself and allowing officials to map
the hot spots with smoke clearing and visibility improved.
This clearing lets us see two fires – one high up two ridges east of Manuel’s Canyon. That canyon area is receiving the most attention until it is out.
The weather in words
Friday 09 Aug A mix of sun and cloud. Risk of a thunderstorm.
Local smoke. Wind south 20 km/h. High 30. Humidex 33. UV index 8 or very high.
Tonight Mainly cloudy. Risk of a thunderstorm early this evening. Local smoke. Low 19.
Saturday 10 Aug Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Local smoke. High 25. Humidex 28. UV index 7 or high. Night Showers. Low 16.
Sunday 11 Aug Showers. High 20.
Night Showers. Low 14.